"Everything You Know is Wrong!" (London)

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Jul 28 2011 11:45
"Everything You Know is Wrong!" (London)

"Materialism does not mean an emphasis on those things in our experience that are big or heavy, such as factories and mines. It means that the mind is material. Our thoughts are not truths, they are data. We are prehistoric creatures thinking themselves gods. Our thought is developing, and has developed through history, not towards apotheosis but towards an understanding of our finity. We spend all of our time wondering what principles life is about when the only point of life is life itself. To make that a reality for ourselves the summation of those principles that say life should be about something other than the sheer living of it - Capital must be overthrown. The future, after revolution, is not a promised land, but merely life lived for the first time for its own sake - the beginning of our history as a conscious species."

Speaker: Simon Wigley

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 4:00pm

The Socialist Party of Great Britain Head Office, 52 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UN

Free entry Refreshments Discussion period

Full details of this and all our meetings can be found here:
http://www.meetup.com/The-Socialist-Party-of-Great-Britain/events/21905171/

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Jul 28 2011 20:33

What was the point in that title?

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Jul 29 2011 11:58
communal_pie wrote:
What was the point in that title?

Sorry, I can't help you with that one. I'm as mystified as you.

I'm wondering whether it means 'everything one knows is wrong' or 'everything we know is wrong.